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#21 Shaitan

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 10:06 AM

 

They've always voted the AL DH going back to 1989, when they started using it for AL home teams (now it's every year).NL always gets to pick whomever to start for them, I remember Pedro Guerrero being the first NL DH from collecting those Panini Sticker Albums back then.

 

I've voted each of the last two weeks, five times a piece, so really glad to see Cron that high as I've picked him.Also great to see guys like LaStella actually leading at 2B too, instead of Altuve or another bigger name.But with the primary vote not deciding the winner, I have a feeling the bigger names with eventually win out on "election day". 

You'd think I'd remember that. 

 

Is that the year Bo and Boggs led off with back-to-back HRs?

 

So old.


#22 MMMordabito

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 10:40 AM

Aaron Judge? Really?

 

god, I hate the Yankees and their fans

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#23 laloesch

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 02:12 PM

 

Aaron Judge? Really?

 

god, I hate the Yankees and their fans

Giancarlo Stanton has only played 3 games so far and has 150,000 votes, lol.

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#24 twinsfanstreif

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 02:43 PM

Giancarlo Stanton has only played 3 games so far and has 150,000 votes, lol.


One of the reasons the AS vote is a huge joke, gonna always skew Yankees/Red Sox

#25 dex8425

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 02:52 PM

I wish the all star game wasn't a popularity contest but actually was based on the level of production for the first half of the season. Not really fair to small market teams. 


#26 TFRazor

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 03:02 PM

 

Aaron Judge? Really?

 

god, I hate the Yankees and their fans

You're not alone

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#27 mickeymental

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 03:18 PM

simple solution: one vote per ip address.

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#28 yarnivek1972

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 04:20 PM

simple solution: one vote per ip address.


Then the winners are always going to come from the largest fanbase.
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#29 mickeymental

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 04:57 PM

 

Then the winners are always going to come from the largest fanbase.

if my team has 100 fans and your team has 1000 fans and everyone votes 20 times, it seems like your team will be the big winner. am i missing something?

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#30 yarnivek1972

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 05:27 PM

if my team has 100 fans and your team has 1000 fans and everyone votes 20 times, it seems like your team will be the big winner. am i missing something?


Then it is more a matter of “better” fans. How many actually vote more than once?

I’m not sure there is a way to have a fan vote that isn’t skewed by the realities of population.

Maybe get the math geeks involved and weigh votes relative to the population of the city/ metro area of the team?
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